Monthly Archives: October 2008

MEET KAWASAKI KATE

At drag racers all over the Midwest this summer, a very strange thing was going on. In certain classes, all the guys were trying harder for second place, rather than first. The reason? They all wanted to stay behind and … Continue reading

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JLO 1,188CC TRIPLE

Aaron Johnson up in Roseau has done a little more research on what was reported as a JLO 1116cc motor in the photo below. According to Aaron, the man on the left is none other than Polaris racer Tony Burkel, … Continue reading

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DICK PETERSON AUCTION

You may have heard some of the rumors that vintage racing’s Dick Peterson is auctioning off some his sleds. The rumor is true, but not what you may think. I spoke with Dick this morning, and he is doing just … Continue reading

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NEW RACE TRACK IN ELK RIVER

It’s official: Elk River Minnesota has a new year round motor sports race facility and it will be running motocross and snocross events, and the snocross will have a vintage portion. Racing starts December 18th, and there are a total … Continue reading

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SHOTS TO DROOL OVER

I got a pile of photos to share. Let’s start with this amazing image. Ken Jacobsen from Missoula Montana sent this in. It was taken in West Yellowstone Montana in December of 1967. On the right is Jerry Reece of … Continue reading

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